Founder and Chief Executive Officer
IdealHire Technologies, Inc.
IdealHire provides recruitment software as a service on website "Career" pages that simplifies the hiring process and improves workforce planning.
Mr. Culver is a serial entrepreneur, investor, executive and scientist. He is Founder, Chairman of IdealHire, Inc. of Phoenix, Arizona. IdealHire was formed in June 2001 as a leveraged buyout from Pentawave, Inc. where Mr. Culver had been the principle investor since 1997.
He has 20 years experience in the staffing industry. In 1985, he found Lab Support, Inc. and raised 2 rounds of venture capital to fund and develop the business. In 1989 he successfully recruited a CEO who further developed the Company and took it public on NASDAQ in 1992 as "On Assignment, Inc." (symbol ASGN). In 1990 Mr. Culver Co-founded Professional Staff, plc., a UK specialty staffing business serving; Science, Telecommunications, IT, and Interim Management industries. He served as Chief Executive, Chairman and Deputy Chairman until September 2001. The Company went public on NASDAQ in 1996 (symbol PSTF) and was privatized in 2003. In 1993 he acquired California Distribution, Inc and logistics, warehouse, distribution and transportation company. Mr. Culver is an active angel investor and currently holds investments in 8 companies. In 1994 Mr. Culver provided the angel investment funding and is a director for Taser International, Inc. (symbol TASR) of Scottsdale, Arizona. Between 1971 and 1985, he was an executive, manager and scientist in the scientific instrument industry. He was employed by: Bausch & Lomb/ARL, Hach Company and Varian Associates. Bruce Culver also serves as a Trustee for the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.
Mr. Culver obtained his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of South Dakota and a Master's of Science in Analytical Chemistry from Montana State University.
Mr. Culver has lived in the Conejo Valley for 22 years with his wife Donna.